Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Pattiann Rogers
By Louis Simpson
By Phillis Wheatley
By Kenneth Rexroth
By Elizabeth Bishop
By William Matthews

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By Thomas Sayers Ellis
By Roisin Kelly
By Pattiann Rogers

What People are Saying

"I learned that I enjoyed poetry - a lot. I'm known as the "football guy" at my school and it surprised me, and others, that poetry would be a big part of my life. Also, I realized that I not bad at performing and public speaking."
Marquavious Moore
2017 TN POL Champion